– The latest rumor among WWE wrestlers is that Brock Lesnar will be the final entrant from Smackdown in the Royal Rumble, but WWE has kept this very close to the vest if true. In fact, most public comments from HHH and others were that Brock would not be welcomed with open arms if he tried to come back. A WWE source told PWTorch.com that Brock has been making “ridiculous” contract demands, and that any hope of signing him soon would come only if they could appeal to his desire to make a surprise splash at the Rumble.
– There is a great interview with Shawn Michaels up at IGN.com where he discusses Bret Hart, the possibility of wrestling Kurt Angle at Mania, and more.
– WWE.com has updated the World Tag Title (RAW) history here. It sticks to WWF/E tag title lineage, but does note the Dudley Boyz/Hardy Boyz match that unified the WWF and WCW titles in 2001.
– PWTorch.com is reporting that Kevin Sullivan met with WWE officials last time they were in Florida for a role on the writing team.
– It has been confirmed by advertising that Smackdown’s No Way Out PPV in February will feature a barbed wire cage match of Big Show vs. JBL.